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Fantasy Cricket Operators Can't Mislead Consumers, Players: IB Ministry

Dec 04, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

During IPL 2020, fantasy operators like Dream11, My11Circle, Paytm and MPL spent big on advertising across media platforms without telling people the hazards of real money gaming

Will Computer-Doping And Bans Checkmate Online Chess?

Dec 03, 2020 Rajnish Mishra

The pandemic sparked a major surge in online chess, but cheating and bans by several states pose a problem.


Good News For Fantasy Cricket In TN, Will Court Ban Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli Now?

According to a new Tamil Nadu government ordinance, only rummy and poker have been banned from the state but fantasy sports has been given a nod

Cricket Superstars Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli Promoting 'Evil', Tamil Nadu Bans Online Gaming

Nov 20, 2020 Soumitra Bose

Tamil Nadu has joined Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in banning online gaming activities that involve electronic transfer of funds. Rummy, cricket operators face heat


Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli Using Star Power To Promote Online Gaming, Madras High Court Not Amused After Suicides

Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli are among a clutch of celebrities who are endorsing online brands that feature real money gaming

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03 November, 2020

Online Gaming: Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli's Role Irks Madras High Court After Spate Of Suicides

Soumitra Bose

The Madras High Court has expressed its anguish over suicides due to online gambling. It is also worried that celebrities are endorsing gaming apps


02 November, 2020

MPL Sports Replaces Nike, Becomes Kits Sponsors Of Indian Cricket Team For Three Years

Soumitra Bose

Virat Kohli is the brand ambassador of esports and online gaming platform MPL. The deal with BCCI is worth 120 crores plus revenue share


08 September, 2020

PUBG Mobile Ban: Korean Company Boots Out China's Tencent To Protect India Business

Soumitra Bose

PUBG mobile, a popular eSports game, has been banned by the Indian government for its Chinese links


06 September, 2020

PUBG Mobile Ban: Top Live Streamer Dynamo Wants eSports Community To Bounce Back

Soumitra Bose

Dynamo is synonymous with PubG mobile live streaming in India. He is backing other eSports games to grow during ban


04 September, 2020

After Rummy, IPL 2020 Title Sponsors Dream 11 Face Fresh Challenge In Supreme Court

Soumitra Bose

A slew of court judgements have allowed fantasy cricket platform Dream11 to operate with impunity. All eyes on a new SLP in Supreme Court now


03 September, 2020

PUBG Mobile Ban In India: 'Plenty Of Options Available', Esports Industry Sees Opportunity For Indian Products

Soumitra Bose

PUBG Mobile, published by Chinese behemoth Tencent, was a rage among Indian youths, but India's security more important, says online gaming industry


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02 September, 2020

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile App Ban Part Of Indian Government's 'Vocal For Local' Plan

Soumitra Bose

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, popularly known as PUBG, is one of the most popular Esports in the online gaming industry and the fastest growing app in India.


30 August, 2020

Bizarre! India, Russia Declared Joint Online Chess Olympiad Winners After Server Malfunction

PTI

Russia were initially declared winners after two Indian players lost out on time in the final after suffering a disconnection with the server


19 August, 2020

IPL Sponsors Dream11 Happy To Clash With Sourav Ganguly's Fantasy Cricket App

Soumitra Bose

Dream11 is endorsed by MS Dhoni while Sourav Ganguly promotes My11Circle. The star war is hotting up ahead of IPL


31 July, 2020

Arrest Virat Kohli For Promoting Online Gambling Cricket App, Chennai Lawyer Files Petition

Outlook Web Bureau

Top cricketers like Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni and Shane Watson are all endorsing fantasy leagues that see consumers waging online bets


07 May, 2020

Sergio Aguero To Get Behind The Wheel For F1's Virtual Spanish GP

Stats Perform

Sergio Aguero will follow Liam Payne, Ben Stokes and Ian Poulter in taking part in Formula One's Virtual Grand Prix Series


02 May, 2020

Online Shooting Meet To Get Bigger, Attracts 100 Participants Fr Third Edition

PTI

Like in the first two editions, shooters will participate in the championship by logging on to the Zoom platform from their respective locations and shoot electronic targets set up in their houses


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28 April, 2020

Online Shooting Can Be A Huge Deal In Future: Joydeep Karmakar

IANS

Former India shooter Shimon Sharif and Joydeep Karmakar have been organising international online shooting championship through Zoom App


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A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.

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Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

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